Happy April everyone! Did anyone fall for any April fools day jokes yesterday? I have been traveling like crazy the last couple weeks and the time has seemed to fly by. Today I have Leo from Swivel UK to bring you a great overview of some mid-century designer furniture that is every bit as modern and trendy today as it was 50 years ago. I hope you enjoy!
Many homeowners will intend to ramp up the style of their homes in 2013 and one of the best ways of doing this will be by finding bold and striking pieces of designer furniture for home apartment or house. Luckily, there are many fantastic designers to take inspiration from when it comes to decorating your home and for those seeking a contemporary look in 2013, it may be a question of going back to the future insomuch as iconic designers like Charles Eames, Mies Van Der Rohe and Arne Jacobsen crafted furniture over 50 years ago that thousands of homeowners will be putting into their homes in 2013.
With so many different styles of furniture available on the market, it is of little surprise that many homeowners are turning their attention to iconic and timeless pieces of designer furniture, such as a Barcelona Sofa from Mies Van Der Rohe or the striking Ball Chair from Eero Saarinen. But which pieces of designer furniture will bring your home to life this New Year? Let’s look at some of the main contenders:
Charles Eames Lounger & Ottoman:
Stylish, obscenely comfortable and luxurious in the extreme, the Charles Eames Lounger and Ottoman will significantly ramp up the interior design style of your property in 2013. Eames was one of the most iconic designers of the 20th Century and some of the pieces that he designed in the 1950s and 1960s have gone on to become some of the most popular and well-known pieces of designer furniture of the last century. The lounge chair and ottoman above looks like it has been taken straight from the set of Mad Men and will add a touch of class to any contemporary property.
Eero Aarnio Ball Chair:
Another massive name in the world of furniture design is that of Eero Aarnio and perhaps his most notable creation was the spectacular Ball Chair pictured above. This stunning piece of designer furniture is made all the more impressive when you consider that it was first released in 1966 and the New York Times went on to describe it as the “most comfortable chair”. If you’re looking for a piece of statement furniture to invigorate your interior design endeavours, the Eero Aarnio Ball Chair is the perfect choice for the job.
The Moduline Sofa is an incredibly striking, yet simplistic, example of designer furniture and will really ramp up the style of any property in 2013. This beautiful and stylish seating is a collaboration between two designers by the name of Torben Lind and Ole Gjerlov-Knudsen and was originally released back in 1965. It is a wonderfully stylish and comfortable piece of furniture and one that expertly straddles both modern and vintage so it will fit in excellent with most interior design endeavours.
[Find all these pieces online at Swivel UK Designer Furniture.]